People of African descent in a confederate stronghold
He is a graduate of West Point and is a man of brilliant parts. His career has been one of hard struggle against prejudice of race. He has, however, risen above all these difficulties by force of character and inherent ability. —Tulare County Times, June 4, 1903 in an article about Charles Young, Sequoia National Park superintendent.
Colonel Charles Young Memorial Highway
As a tribute to Colonel Young (1864-1922) a portion of Highway 198 is named the Colonel Charles Young Memorial Highway.Read more
Charles Young (1864-1922) was the first African American National Park superintendent.Read more